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Walmart spent $25 million since 2008 to lobby for India entry

Washington, Dec 10: Global retail giant Walmart — waiting for years to open its supermarkets in India — has been lobbying with the US lawmakers since 2008 to facilitate its entry into the Indian market. As

PTI [ Updated: December 10, 2012 15:15 IST ]
walmart spent 25 million since 2008 to lobby for india entry
walmart spent 25 million since 2008 to lobby for india entry

Washington, Dec 10: Global retail giant Walmart — waiting for years to open its supermarkets in India — has been lobbying with the US lawmakers since 2008 to facilitate its entry into the Indian market.

 


As per the lobbying disclosure reports filed by Walmart with the US Senate, the company has spent close to $25 million (about Rs 125 crore) since 2008 on its various lobbying activities, including on the issues related to “enhanced market access for investment in India”.



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